nula.cc: source of the nula filecasts http://nula.cc/index.php source of the nula filecasts nula rss.php en-us editor@nula.cc (Lloyd Dunn) http://nula.cc/lib/img/nula-128.gif nula.cc: source of the nula filecasts http://nula.cc/index.php 128 128 source of the nula filecasts nula.cc nula is the source of a series of filecasts, each consisting of an assemblage of sounds, images, or words, made available for download, sharing, commentary, and further manipulation. nula filecasts consist of field recordings, found material, and the like, put together in such a way as to form a unique new work. since there is a tendency here to let the work speak for itself as much as possible, the only way to really know about nula is to experience the works yourself. nula.cc editor@nula.cc no Sat, 09 Jul 2016 12:00:00 +0100 Sat, 09 Jul 2016 12:00:00 +0100 57602 storm receding nula http://nula.cc/

57602 storm receding.

The splendor of glowering skies, laden with summer electricity and rumbling and cracking like the guts of hungry titans, while common in these parts, is but anything but banal. A late-season squall’s final ebbing is captured in this lightly edited field recording.

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The splendor of glowering skies, laden with summer electricity and rumbling and cracking like the guts of hungry titans, while common in these parts, is but anything but banal. A late-season squall’s final ebbing is captured in this lightly edited field recording. Sat, 09 Jul 2016 12:00:00 +0100 http://nula.cc/57602 http://nula.cc//57602 14:24 sound, experimental, collage, audio art
57589 databending nula http://nula.cc/

57589 databending.

Through databending, the meanings of digital artifacts are transmogrified …, shedding their moorings to conventional interpretations, forcing the perceiver to explore variant ways of understanding them. It is a reinterpretation of what the “meaning” of “data” is, …

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Through databending, the meanings of digital artifacts are transmogrified …, shedding their moorings to conventional interpretations, forcing the perceiver to explore variant ways of understanding them. It is a reinterpretation of what the “meaning” of “data” is, … Wed, 20 Jul 2016 12:00:00 +0100 http://nula.cc/57589 http://nula.cc//57589 730 sound, experimental, collage, audio art
57579 is anyone there nula http://nula.cc/

57579 is anyone there.

Samples culled from Orson Welles’ 1938 radio adaptation of H.G. Wells’ The War of the Worlds, among other sources, are perhaps a case study, as well as a response to Wells’ extolling Welles’ facility at creating ‘jolly good new noises’ (as hinted at in a previous filecast).

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Samples culled from Orson Welles’ 1938 radio adaptation of H.G. Wells’ The War of the Worlds, among other sources, are perhaps a case study, as well as a response to Wells’ extolling Welles’ facility at creating ‘jolly good new noises’ (as hinted at in a previous filecast). Sat, 09 Jul 2016 12:00:00 +0100 http://nula.cc/57579 http://nula.cc//57579 8:44 sound, experimental, collage, audio art
57567 ghost train nula http://nula.cc/

57567 ghost train.

Some fragments of optical sound taken from old movies is convoluted with scratchy old recordings of violins. A field recording from the main train station in Wrocław tries to anchor it to reality. (If you think you hear harps, it is just an accident of the process.)

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Some fragments of optical sound taken from old movies is convoluted with scratchy old recordings of violins. A field recording from the main train station in Wrocław tries to anchor it to reality. (If you think you hear harps, it is just an accident of the process.) Mon, 27 Jun 2016 12:00:00 +0100 http://nula.cc/57567 http://nula.cc//57567 11:30 sound, experimental, collage, audio art
57562 ambiguous end nula http://nula.cc/

57562 ambiguous end.

I tried to bring back something buried in memory, but only a few feeble details stayed with me: A slightly bitter taste, a cold draft on the nape of my neck, the flick of a feathery object greenish in color. I tried for days to remember what it was, but it never became any clearer than that.

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I tried to bring back something buried in memory, but only a few feeble details stayed with me: A slightly bitter taste, a cold draft on the nape of my neck, the flick of a feathery object greenish in color. I tried for days to remember what it was, but it never became any clearer than that. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 12:00:00 +0100 http://nula.cc/57562 http://nula.cc//57562 10:35 sound, experimental, collage, audio art
57560 solstice nula http://nula.cc/

57560 solstice.

The rhythm of diurnity is slow, and slower still is the semiannual frequency modulation (what would that be expressed in Hz?) that variably alters the light with the dark, oscillating between a kind of cosmic sublargo and its converse superpresto.

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The rhythm of diurnity is slow, and slower still is the semiannual frequency modulation (what would that be expressed in Hz?) that variably alters the light with the dark, oscillating between a kind of cosmic sublargo and its converse superpresto. Mon, 20 Jun 2016 12:00:00 +0100 http://nula.cc/57560 http://nula.cc//57560 9:15 sound, experimental, collage, audio art
57549 on recording nula http://nula.cc/

57549 on recording.

The role of these media is at least partly to stop time from passing … . But these artefacts also propel time forward, by the fact that perceiving recorded reality is a distinct and new experience, and separate from experiencing it in the first instance. …

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The role of these media is at least partly to stop time from passing … . But these artefacts also propel time forward, by the fact that perceiving recorded reality is a distinct and new experience, and separate from experiencing it in the first instance. … Fri, 10 Jun 2016 12:00:00 +0100 http://nula.cc/57549 http://nula.cc//57549 659 sound, experimental, collage, audio art
57536 buildings nula http://nula.cc/

57536 buildings.

Architecture gives buildings circulatory systems like those in animal bodies, moving liquids and gasses around and within, through channels which behave with both regularity and chaos. They shudder and sigh, palpitate and wretch, squeak and sing, in accord with resonances both purposeful and accidental.

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Architecture gives buildings circulatory systems like those in animal bodies, moving liquids and gasses around and within, through channels which behave with both regularity and chaos. They shudder and sigh, palpitate and wretch, squeak and sing, in accord with resonances both purposeful and accidental. Sat, 28 May 2016 12:00:00 +0100 http://nula.cc/57536 http://nula.cc//57536 9:53 sound, experimental, collage, audio art
57529 lake sevan nula http://nula.cc/

57529 lake sevan.

This series of photographs captures the environs of Lake Sevan, during both late winter and early summer journeys to the region. The lake occupies most of the area of the provice of Gegharkunik, Armenia, and is one of the largest high altitude fresh water lakes in Eurasia.

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This series of photographs captures the environs of Lake Sevan, during both late winter and early summer journeys to the region. The lake occupies most of the area of the provice of Gegharkunik, Armenia, and is one of the largest high altitude fresh water lakes in Eurasia. Sun, 22 May 2016 12:00:00 +0100 http://nula.cc/57529 http://nula.cc//57529 22 sound, experimental, collage, audio art
57520 strange signals nula http://nula.cc/

57520 strange signals.

… I still have no idea if what I experenced was related to one of these things, or simply the subconscious yearning of our brains to find order in the chaos, to find the hidden meaning of things. But both instances are fairly interesting to consider.

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… I still have no idea if what I experenced was related to one of these things, or simply the subconscious yearning of our brains to find order in the chaos, to find the hidden meaning of things. But both instances are fairly interesting to consider. Wed, 11 May 2016 12:00:00 +0100 http://nula.cc/57520 http://nula.cc//57520 790 sound, experimental, collage, audio art
57505 multiversum nula http://nula.cc/

57505 multiversum.

Multiversum is a collaborative work created for the music festival vs. interpretation, which was held in 2016 in Prague. It consists of a two-channel video installation that documents its own creation and, in its own way, stands as a minimal model of a multiverse. …

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Multiversum is a collaborative work created for the music festival vs. interpretation, which was held in 2016 in Prague. It consists of a two-channel video installation that documents its own creation and, in its own way, stands as a minimal model of a multiverse. … Wed, 27 Apr 2016 12:00:00 +0100 http://nula.cc/57505 http://nula.cc//57505 0:00 sound, experimental, collage, audio art
57481 excerpt nula http://nula.cc/

57481 excerpt.

I heard the phrase in a dream, and then in a dream, again, as if coming from some deeper emissary. I counted the number of times that I heard it, two, then three, four, up to seven. Then I heard it again, a crippled haiku: “Fire is the joy of lost hope.”

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I heard the phrase in a dream, and then in a dream, again, as if coming from some deeper emissary. I counted the number of times that I heard it, two, then three, four, up to seven. Then I heard it again, a crippled haiku: “Fire is the joy of lost hope.” Sun, 03 Apr 2016 12:00:00 +0100 http://nula.cc/57481 http://nula.cc//57481 8:57 sound, experimental, collage, audio art